How To Make Decorated Clay Pots for Spring

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I’m ready for Spring, so I decided to decorate some clay pots with paint and chalkboard stickers. Fresh herbs in my windowsill makes me happy. See how to make your own #MPinterestParty #DIY #Spring #ThinkSpring #SpringFever
  • Get ready for Spring and decorate your own clay pots with paint and chalkboard stickers.
  • What you need: Clay pots. I used 6″ clay pots. Martha Stewart Crafts Gesso –...
  • Using a dry paintbrush, lightly brush white gesso around the outside of the pot, below the rim. Brush lightly and add layers, letting each layer dry in between.
  • 2. Repeat the same technique for the rim of the pot using Beetle Black Paint. 3. Seal with Martha Stewart Crafts Satin Finish.
  • Using your marker, write your herb tags and attach your stickers to your pots.

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  • Diane Frisco
    Diane Frisco Jacksonville, FL
    where did you get the labels?
  • Wanda.ll
    Wanda.ll Conroe, TX
    Let me tell you a secret. If you want your pots to last you have to paint the inside with a polyuerthane(sp) of some kind( heavy duty thick coat). The moisture from the dirt will cause all the paint to pop off. Now if you don't water the plant it might
  • Crystal Stagner Martin
    Where do you get the chalkboard labels at? I would love them for my kitchen containers. Would use chalkboard paint for the pots:)
  • Diane Frisco
    Diane Frisco Jacksonville, FL
    I found the chalkboard labels at Michaels.
  • Melanie
    Melanie Pontiac, MI
    Is or are these paints water proof and safe for animal use?
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